The Faith of a Northern Man in the Election of Breckinridge.
All our readers must admire the pluck of Mr. Kleik, in making the following bets – We sincerely hope that they will be taken up and that Mr. K. may win:
More Bets. – J.R. Kleik, of Cincinnati, offers to make the following bets:
$1,000 that Breckinridge will carry five slave States.
$1,000 that he will carry ten slave States.
$1,000 that he will carry all the slave States.
$1,000 that he will get more votes in Georgia than Douglas will get in the entire South.
$1,000 that Douglas will get more votes in Boston than in the whole State of North Carolina.
$1,000 that Douglas will not carry three States.
$1,000 that he will not carry two States.
$1,000 that he will not carry a single State.
Okay, quiz for the reader. Assuming someone took him up on all these bets, what was his net take on election day?